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Community Development : United Ways (Grantmaking)

United Way of Greater St. Joseph

Live United

four stars

91.63

P.O. Box 188-118 South Fifth Street
Saint Joseph, MO 64502
tel: (816) 364-2381   Web Site
EIN: 44-0547802

Board Leadership
Dennis N. Rosonke
Chair

CEO
Kylee Strough
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.63 four stars
  Financial 95.63 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the United Way of Greater St. Joseph is to improve lives through the caring power of community by giving, advocating and volunteering. Together, through United Way, our community works to advance these three priorities by meeting immediate needs and by addressing the underlying causes of problems. By LIVING UNITED, we advance the common good in Northwest Missouri and Northeast Kansas and aim for lasting, positive change in people's lives.

The mission of the United Way of Greater St. Joseph is to improve lives through the caring power of community by giving, advocating and volunteering. Together, through United Way, our community works to advance these three priorities by meeting immediate needs and by addressing the underlying causes of problems. By LIVING UNITED, we advance the common good in Northwest Missouri and Northeast Kansas and aim for lasting, positive change in people's lives.

Financial

four stars

95.63

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
91.6%
  Administrative Expenses 5.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.41
  Program Expenses Growth 0.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 20.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Greater St. Joseph on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United Way of Greater St. Joseph on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Greater St. Joseph (MO) 91.63 four stars
United Way of Greater Knoxville (TN) 96.65 four stars
United Way of Santa Fe County (NM) 91.97 four stars
United Way of Utah County (UT) 93.98 four stars
United Way of Palm Beach County (FL) 88.62 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,930,117
   Federated Campaigns $390
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,930,507
   Program Service Revenue $66,011
Total Primary Revenue $2,996,518
   Other Revenue $358,564
TOTAL REVENUE $3,355,082
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,829,965
   Administrative Expenses $166,460
   Fundraising Expenses $59,173
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,055,598
   
Payments to Affiliates $32,131
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $299,484
   
Net Assets $9,475,264

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Fund Support $2,272,109 80.3%
Financial Stability $425,309 15.0%
Communications $61,253 2.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 02/01/2019 91.63 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 88.22 three stars
2015-12 12/21/2016 88.22 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.50 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 84.90 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 86.56 three stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 85.78 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 44-0547802
Name in IRS Master File UNITED WAY OF GREATER ST JOSEPH INC
NTEE Code T70
NTEE Classification Fund Raising Organizations That Cross Categories
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (600) Community Chest, United Way, etc.
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date February, 1980
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$95,562 3.12% Kylee Strough President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United Way of Greater St. Joseph (MO) 91.63 four stars
Great Rivers United Way (WI) 95.47 four stars
United Way of Mid Coast Maine (ME) 91.94 four stars
United Way of Metropolitan Dallas (TX) 93.33 four stars
United Way of Marathon County (WI) 92.99 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United Way of Greater St. Joseph
P.O. Box 188-118
South Fifth Street
Saint Joseph, MO 64502
tel: (816) 364-2381
fax: (816) 364-6030
EIN: 44-0547802

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Board Leadership

Dennis N. Rosonke
Chair

CEO

Kylee Strough
President

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